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Bradley Cooper coming to Broadway this fall

AP Photo/Evan Agostini NEW YORK (AP) — Bradley Cooper, not too long ago crowned “sexiest man alive” by People magazine, is coming to Broadway in an ugly role. Producers said Thursday that the “Silver Linings Playbook” and “American...

Gov. Kasich meets supporters in Findlay

Gov. John Kasich stopped to meet supporters at Coffee Amici in Findlay today. “I’m not here to speak, I’m here to hang out,” Kasich said upon entering the coffee shop. Although Kasich’s visit was just an informal stop, he did manage to get a few words in about Ohio’s economy and...

Police: Bus goes off highway after driver attacked

PHOENIX (AP) — A passenger on a Greyhound bus traveling through Arizona “went berserk” and attacked the driver, causing the bus to swerve violently and go off the highway before other passengers subdued him, witnesses and authorities said. People were thrown...

Let’s turn the State of the Union into a presidential Q&A

Lawrence J. Korb is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and an adjunct professor of security studies at Georgetown University. Doug Brooks is president emeritus of the International Stability Operations Association and serves on the board of directors of the...

Nissan settles with gov’t over deceptive pickup ad

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nissan went too far with a TV commercial that depicts its Frontier pickup truck powering up a sandy hill to save a struggling dune buggy, according to the Federal Trade Commission. In an announcement Thursday, the commission said Nissan has agreed to...

A joint lesson about pain

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER In an effort to make Fostoria residents more aware of the causes, symptoms and effective actions of reducing specific joint pains, ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital offered an Eat with an Expert Lunch N’ Learn session Wednesday at the...

Reputed mobster pleads not guilty in 1978 heist

FBI agents flank Vincent Asaro as they escort the reputed mobster from FBI offices in lower Manhattan, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, in New York. More than 30 years after the crime, Asaro was indicted in the $6 million Lufthansa heist at Kennedy Airport that was dramatized in the...

Jets’ Smith receives apology from airline

NEW YORK (AP) — Geno Smith and Virgin America airline might fly together again, after all. The New York Jets quarterback received an apology from the airline Thursday following a dispute with a flight attendant. In joint statements released by the Jets, Virgin America said...

Starbucks reports higher profit but growth slows

AP Photo/Elise Amendola NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks says its quarterly profit rose by 25 percent as it benefited from lower coffee costs and stronger sales around the world. The Seattle-based coffee company says global sales rose 5 percent at established locations. That was...

Microsoft 2Q tops views; Xbox, Surface sales help

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft Corp. reported revenue and earnings for its fiscal second quarter that topped Wall Street expectations, as the company sold 3.9 million Xbox One consoles and doubled revenue from its line of Surface tablets from a quarter earlier. Net income...